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Midway Island vs Tanegashima Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Midway Island, Hawaii and Tanegashima, Japan is approximately 4,964 km or 3,085 mi.
  • To reach Midway Island in this distance one would set out from Tanegashima bearing 79.6° or E and follow the great circles arc to approach Midway Island bearing 106.4° or ESE .
  • Midway Island has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw) whereas Tanegashima has a humid subtropical climate (Cfa).
  • The average annual temperature is 2.6 °C (4.7°F) warmer.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 8.3 °C (14.9°F) less in Midway Island. The continentality subtype is barely hyperoceanic as opposed to truly oceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 1133.6 mm (44.6 in) less which is equivalent to 1133.6 l/m² (27.82 US gal/ft²) or 11,336,000 l/ha (1,211,894 US gal/ac) less. About 1/2 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 2.5° higher in Midway Island than in Tanegashima.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Midway Island relative to Tanegashima. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Tanegashima vs Midway Island.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
maximum temperature iconAverage Max Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+15) +8 (+14) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +3 (+5) +2 (+3) -1 (-1) 0 (-1) +2 (+3) +3 (+5) +5 (+8) +6 (+11) +3 (+6)
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +2 (+4) +1 (+2) +1 (+1) -2 (-4) -2 (-3) +0 (+1) +2 (+4) +4 (+8) +6 (+10) +3 (+5)
minimum temperature iconAverage Min Temperature °C ( °F) +8 (+14) +6 (+11) +5 (+9) +1 (+2) 0 (0) 0 (-1) -3 (-5) -3 (-6) -1 (-2) +1 (+1) +3 (+5) +5 (+10) +2 (+3)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +1 (+0) -11 (0) -53 (-2) -77 (-3) -197 (-8) -266 (-10) -110 (-4) -116 (-5) -126 (-5) -29 (-1) -75 (-3) -74 (-3) -1134 (-45)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day +0h 10' +0h 06' +0h 01' -0h 04' -0h 09' -0h 11' -0h 10' -0h 06' -0h 01' +0h 04' +0h 09' +0h 11'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) +2.7 +2.8 +2.9 +2.8 +2.7 +2.5 +2.3 +2.2 +2.2 +2.2 +2.3 +2.5   +2.5

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